Nechako Region Programs

Vanderhoof and Fort St. James

Business and Management

Program Campus Starts
ABT Administrative Assistant Certificate Vanderhoof September 2017 to May 2018

Upgrading and Employment Readiness

Program Campus Starts
Aboriginal Workplace Readiness

This program will focus on life skills, upgrading, industry-recognized certificates, and work experience that will transfer to the workplace for entry level employment. No tuition for eligible candidates.

Whut'en First Nation and Stellat'en First Nation) March 20 - August 4, 2017: in partnership with Stellat'en
Academic Upgrading Saik'uz & Fort St James September 2016 - April 2017
Targeted Initiative for Older Workers (TIOW)

Job readiness for older workers (55 to 64 years old) wanting to re-enter the workforce or change careers. Funding provided by Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training. Call for information and to see if you qualify. (Note: These programs are offered contingent on funding.)

Vanderhoof, Fort St. James

Fort St James: Feb 20 – May 26, 2017

Vanderhoof: Mar 6 – May 26, 2017

Human Services

Program Campus Starts
Health Care Assistant Program Vanderhoof Call to put your name on the interest list.

Trades and Industry

Program Campus Starts
Carpentry Foundation


Fort St. James

Jan 30 – June 23, 2017


Class 1 - Driver Training

Learn to operate all motor vehicles that require a class 1 license. Become qualified to work in a variety of fields, driving many different vehicles. Gain valuable experience driving a tractor/trailer combination with a certified instructor. Includes: Air Brakes Endorsement and Class 1 Learners Permit Exam Fees.

Fort St. James Jan 16 - March 17
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) Vanderhoof 2017-18
Heavy Equipment Operator Vanderhoof September 2016
Pipe Trades Foundations Fort St James
February 2017
Trades Discovery

Sample four trades – decide which one you would like to pursue! The Trades Discovery Program will provide students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience across four construction and mechanical trades. It will also provide orientations to other trades opportunities and help familiarize students with the apprenticeship system.

Vanderhoof 2017